Amman Financial Market


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Amman Financial Market (AFM)

Established in 1976, the AFM is the only stock exchange in Jordan.

Amman Financial Market

A securities exchange in Jordan. It was established in 1976 and traded in stocks, government and corporate bonds, and negotiable certificates of deposit, among other securities. It was the only exchange in Jordan and was replaced by the Amman Stock Exchange in 1999.
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A recent report by Barings Securities asserted that "the Amman Financial Market is one of the most developed and organised markets in the region.
Peter Cowan reports on the prospects for the Amman financial market, while Peter Feuilherade assesses the opportunities for commercial links with Israel in the aftermath of July's agreement between the two countries.
87% drop in trading levels from 1992 to 1993 on the Amman Financial Market is seen as a merely a temporary blip on the screen.